Description - Qualitative Methods in Social Work Research by Deborah K. Padgett
This book is a T2 that is intended to supplement a research methods in social work course to add greater emphasis to the qualitative portion of the course. The author writes in a conversational tone and highlights some of the key issues and challenges that face qualitative researchers. The first edition has had steady sales through the years and has actually increased as the author has become well known and as qualitative methods are gaining increased popularity in social work and other helping professions. The reviewers would like to see more on evidence-based practice, more on the use of the Internet, more illustrative material and end of chapter/discussion questions. The author has responded with a well-thought out plan for the revision. She has shared thatashe continues to receive many emails and letters from students and faculty about this book.
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Author Biography - Deborah K. Padgett
Dr. Deborah K. Padgett is widely known for her expertise in qualitative and mixed methods including this third edition and a companion text Qualitative and Mixed Methods in Public Health (Sage, 2012). She is first author of Housing First: Ending Homelessness, Transforming Systems and Changing Lives (Oxford University Press, 2015) and has published extensively on mental health needs and service use of homeless adults and other underserved populations. Dr. Padgett was Principal Investigator on two NIMH-funded R01 grants, both qualitative studies of engagement and recovery among formerly homeless adults in supportive housing in New York City. She served as President of the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR), culminating in the establishment of the SSWR "Deborah K. Padgett Early Career Award" in recognition of her contributions. She is a member of the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare (AASWSW) and serves on its Board. In 2013, Dr. Padgett received New York University's Distinguished Teaching Award.